More bad news as climate change and rainforest experts warned that without drastic and immediate cuts to greenhouse gas emissions and new forest protections, the world’s most expansive stretch of temperate rainforests from Alaska to the coast redwoods will experience irreparable losses.
Ever wanted to add/include details of your business into Apple Maps? Well, now business owners in Canada, German, and France have access to Apple Business Listings via Maps Connect. To use the service a user must have an Apple Account and login. Once logged in, simply follow the instructions and add details like address, category(ies), hours of operation, and contact information (including facebook, Yelp, and Twitter). Once finished the process requires validation by providing a PIN that is sent to your contact number.
Get started at https://mapsconnect.apple.com/
See also this article – Get your business found via these 10 local search apps
It was a beautiful Sunday here in the PacNW so what better way to kill the morning than by walking around the beautiful downtown core in Victoria BC while testing out a little data collection using FulcrumApp.
North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study, is designed to help local communities better understand changing flood risks associated with climate change and to provide tools to help those communities better prepare for future flood risks. It builds on lessons learned from Hurricane Sandy and attempts to bring to bear the latest scientific information available for state, local, and tribal planners.
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Nobody likes too much Government intervention, however, with the number of “near misses” between UAVs (drones) and commercial aircraft on the rise, not to mention the privacy concerns, it was only a matter of time before the rules get stepped up. the next step may likely be a move towards licensing and/or certification and may not be a bad idea!
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Tagged drone, UAV
A little GeoGeeky Valentine’s Day fun for you Geo Lovebirds! A fun crossword with a Valentine theme courtesy of the US Census Bureau… enjoy!
See also more Valentine’s Day facts and figures – Wondering, what’s the most romantic place, Loveland Colorado or Loveland Ohio??
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Another busy week has blown by and once again I had the pleasure of being introduced to many cool things on the web and around the GeoWeb. And so, I’m pleased to share with you just 5 of the Cool things that I learned about this week… enjoy another Edition of 5 Things on Friday (and thanks to those of you who provided some fine tips!)
Check out this week’s 5 Things on Friday HERE
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Sorry, you can’t watch the FedUC videos on Netflix yet, however, Esri has made them available online! Check em all out here… enjoy Jack’s vision for the future and the building of a resilient nation. More info also available at http://www.esri.com/events/federal
An event of interest for students and developers from Mil-OSS. Details…
Top organizations are using Minecraft for real-world geospatial scenarios. But why? And how? Join us as we explore actual customer examples to find out.
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